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Full Title: Semantics and Philosophy in Europe 6

      
Short Title: SPE6
Location: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Start Date: 10-Jun-2013 - 14-Jun-2013
Contact: Natalia Slioussar
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://spe6conference.wordpress.com/
Meeting Description: It is our pleasure to announce the 6th Semantics and Philosophy in Europe Colloquium (SPE6), which this year will take place in St Petersburg during the White Nights.

Place: Bobrinsky Palace, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Smolny College), St. Petersburg State University, St Petersburg
Time: June 10-14, 2013

Invited Speakers:

General Session:

Barbara Partee (University of Massachusetts, Amherst / Moscow University)
Kjell Johann Saebo (University of Oslo)

Special Sessions:

[1] The Interface between Linguistic Semantics and Philosophy of Mind
Berit Brogaard (University of Missouri, Saint Louis)
Frances Egan (Rutgers University)
Scott Soames (University of Southern California)
Tutorial:
Robert Matthews (Rutgers University)
Friederike Moltmann (IHPST (Paris1/ENS/CNRS), Paris)

[2] The Status of Semantics in the History of Generative Grammar
John Collins (University of East Anglia)
Wolfram Hinzen (Durham/Barcelona)
Robert May / Adam Sennett (UC Davis)
Howard Lasnik (University of Maryland)

[3] Empirical Methods in the Investigation of Semantics
Erica Cosentino (Calabria/Bochum)
Tatiana Chernigovskaya (St Petersburg State University / NRC ‘Kurchatov Institute’, Moskow)
Natalia Slioussar (Utrecht/ St Petersburg State University)
Markus Werning (Bochum)
Linguistic Subfield: Linguistic Theories; Philosophy of Language; Pragmatics; Semantics
LL Issue: 24.1310


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